Podcast Episodes, Articles, Messages: Genesis

Chapter 1

  • The Genesis of Gender
    Mary Kassian Topics: Womanhood   Scripture: Genesis 1:26-27

    What makes men tick? What makes women tick? If we want to figure it out, we need to look back to creation and have a look at God's original design. Read More

  • The Genesis of Gender
    Mary Kassian Topics: Modesty, Purity & Beauty, Pornography, Addictions & Abuse   Scripture: Genesis 1:26-27

    What makes men tick? What makes women tick? If we want to figure it out, we need to look back to creation and have a look at God's original design. Read More

  • The Genesis of Gender
    Mary Kassian Topics: Womanhood   Scripture: Genesis 1:26-27

    What makes men tick? What makes women tick? If we want to figure it out, we need to look back to creation and have a look at God's original design. Read More

  • Equally Important
    Topics: Womanhood   Scripture: Genesis 1:27-31

    Does the Bible teach that men are more valuable or more important than women? Nancy addresses that question and what it means for you. Read More

  • How to Exert Godly Influence
    Topics: Womanhood   Scripture: Genesis 1:26-2:25

    Women have a tremendous influence on the men around them. Mary Kassian says women can use that influence for God’s glory in godly ways. Read More

  • The Original Blesser
    Topics: God   Scripture: Genesis 1:22-28

    Jesus is our source of blessing--Nancy begins a series today on the great theme of the Bible. Read More

  • Being a Helper is Powerful
    Topics: Womanhood   Scripture: Genesis 1:26-2:25

    You’ve heard that a wife was designed to be her husband’s helper. What does that look like in real life? Mary Kassian will show wives how to be a helper. Read More

  • A Picture of Christ and the Church
    Topics: Womanhood   Scripture: Genesis 1:26-2:25

    Are there that many differences between men and women? Are they just superficial? Mary Kassian will address these questions by taking you back to the beginning. Read More

  • Does the Bible Belittle Women?
    Topics: Church, Womanhood   Scripture: Genesis 1:26-28

    Some people have used the Bible to justify behavior that is demeaning to women. Others say the Bible belittles women. Is this true? Read More

  • Hope for the Future
    Topics: Womanhood   Scripture: Genesis 1:27-29

    When a woman announces she’s expecting a child, do you say, "Congratulations!" or, "I’m so sorry for you!" Find out why fewer women are being congratulated. Read More

  • Encouraging Men to be Men
    Topics: Hope & Encouragement, Marriage   Scripture: Genesis 1:22

    Dennis Rainey says a marriage benefits when a man acts like a man. He and his wife Barbara show wives how they can encourage their husbands. Read More

  • The Desire to Control
    Topics: Womanhood   Scripture: Genesis 1:26-31

    Nancy Leigh DeMoss used to view femininity as a barrier to ministry. Hear about the journey she’s been on to embrace womanhood as a gift from God. Read More

Chapter 2

  • The Truth About Sexuality by Jackie Hill Perry
    Topics: Same Sex Attraction & Sexual Identity   Scripture: Genesis 2:18-25

    Jackie Hill Perry knows the pain of getting involved in sexual experimentation at a young age. But she also knows the power of God’s Truth that set her free. Read More

  • The Core of Femininity
    Topics: Womanhood   Scripture: Genesis 2:18-23

    How would you define the word femininity? You don’t need stereotypes to come up with a definition. You just need the Word of God. Read More

  • The Creation Story Ends in a Wedding
    Topics: Marriage   Scripture: Genesis 2

    The Bible tells us that Eve was created as Adam’s helper. Bob Lepine says sometimes women misinterpret the word helper. Read More

  • A Commitment to Permanence
    Topics: Marriage   Scripture: Genesis 2:24

    "I will never divorce you." In 2010 that's a radical statement for a married couple to say. But it's crucial if you want to build a strong marriage. Read More

Chapter 3

  • The Curse
    Topics: God   Scripture: Genesis 3:14-17

    If God wants to bless us, why is there so much pain in life? Listen as Nancy talks about the heart of God. Read More

  • Godly Garments
    Topics: Modesty, Purity & Beauty   Scripture: Genesis 3:5-21

    Getting new clothes can be fun. But when Adam and Eve were clothed by God, it wasn’t fun at all. Read More

  • Are You Wearing Fig Leaves?
    Topics: Salvation & My New Identity, Sin & Repentance   Scripture: Genesis 3:6-21

    Why are so many relationships marked by conflict? Nancy says you can trace conflict between men and women all the way back to the Garden of Eden. Read More

  • Are You Wearing Fig Leaves?
    Topics: Salvation & My New Identity, Sin & Repentance   Scripture: Genesis 3:6-21

    Why are so many relationships marked by conflict? Nancy says you can trace conflict between men and women all the way back to the Garden of Eden. Read More

  • Falling for Lies
    Topics: Womanhood   Scripture: Genesis 3

    The story of Adam and Eve isn’t just a dramatic tale in children’s picture books. The story affects your life every day. Read More

  • Teaching Based on God's Word
    Scripture: Genesis 3:7

    Every now and then it’s a good idea to pause and take a look at the wonderful things God has done. That’s what we’ll continue to do on today Read More

  • Why Was Eve Tempted?
    Topics: Sin & Repentance   Scripture: Genesis 3:6

    If you were in the Garden of Eden, would you have fallen for the serpent’s lies? The choices Eve faced are quite similar to temptations all of us face today. Read More

  • The Truth About Sin
    Topics: Sin & Repentance   Scripture: Genesis 3:1-6

    Have you ever been tricked or defrauded? Mary Kassian says you have, but there’s a solution. Read More

Chapter 4

  • Your Amazing Future
    Topics: Hope & Encouragement   Scripture: Genesis 4:17-5:24

    Can you name the biblical characters who never died physically? Those Old Testament characters give hope to everyone who knows Jesus. Read More

  • You Can Walk with God
    Topics: Christian Growth   Scripture: Genesis 4:17-5:24

    When the world begins to become darker, you don’t have to get darker along with it. Read More

  • What Legacy Are You Leaving?
    Topics: Missional Living   Scripture: Genesis 4:17-5:24

    Do you realize that every choice you make is contributing to a legacy? What will you be remembered for when your life is over? Read More

  • How You Can Truly Please God
    Topics: Christian Growth   Scripture: Genesis 4:17-5:24

    Teachers like to say you need to “please God” through your choices. But there’s a problem. None of us is good enough to please God. Read More

  • His Death Shall Bring It
    Topics: Salvation & My New Identity   Scripture: Genesis 4:17-5:24

    Bible trivia time: Who is the oldest recorded person who ever lived? The answer is Methuselah, who lived 969 years. Those years represent God's mercy. Read More

Chapter 5

  • A Glimmer of Hope
    Topics: Marriage, Salvation & My New Identity, Sin & Repentance   Scripture: Genesis 5:1-2

    Maybe you've been hearing the story of Noah and the ark all your life. Get a fresh perspective—one that points you to the cross. Read More

  • Faithful Under Pressure
    Topics: Salvation & My New Identity, Sin & Repentance   Scripture: Genesis 5:28-29

    Have you ever worked on a project that seemed to go on forever? It’s so hard to keep working when it seems like there’s no end in sight. Read More

Chapter 6

  • God's Patience
    Topics: Salvation & My New Identity, Sin & Repentance   Scripture: Genesis 6:3

    Do you ever get impatient with your kids? Just think of how patient God must be. He’s in charge of everybody on the whole planet. Read More

  • Are There Giants in Your Land?
    Topics: Salvation & My New Identity, Sin & Repentance   Scripture: Genesis 6:4-12

    Terrorists. Crooked executives. Dictators. Sometimes it seems like the world is overwhelmed by evil men. But these are just men. They have no power against God. Read More

  • A Better World?
    Topics: Salvation & My New Identity, Sin & Repentance   Scripture: Genesis 6:4-12

    We are living in a time of incredible advances in technology. But does that really make a better world? An ancient story will give us perspective. Read More

Chapter 7

  • Have You Entered the Ark?
    Topics: Salvation & My New Identity, Sin & Repentance   Scripture: Genesis 7:11-12

    Doubt can be pretty convenient. If someone wants to live for himself and disobey God, he’ll probably ignore the evidence that points to God's salvation. Read More

Chapter 9

  • Secure on the Ark
    Topics: Salvation & My New Identity, Sin & Repentance   Scripture: Genesis 9:8-17

    Does talk of God’s judgment fill you with fear? Learn how to face the future with confidence and peace. Read More

Chapter 14

  • You're Never Alone
    Topics: The Enemy   Scripture: Genesis 14

    Some of your battles are visible. Everyone knows that you’ve geared up for a big trial or a big event. They’re watching as you trust God in the battle. Read More

  • Prepared for the Battle
    Topics: The Enemy, Women's Ministry   Scripture: Genesis 14

    Have you ever been surprised by your own inconsistency? One day you’re walking in close fellowship with the Lord, and the next you’re impatient and tense. Read More

Chapter 15

  • Years of Silence
    Topics: God   Scripture: Genesis 15:1-6

    You’ve probably heard the song that was popular a few years back called, "El-Shaddai." You may have hummed along, but do you know what that means? Read More

Chapter 17

  • The Only Source
    Topics: God   Scripture: Genesis 17

    Many people feel like they’re just coping with life, but God has plans for each of us to be fruitful for His Kingdom. Read More

Chapter 18

  • Open Doors and Open Hearts
    Topics: Hospitality & Home   Scripture: Genesis 18:1-8

    Is your idea of hospitality a once-a-year Christmas party? Today Nancy Leigh DeMoss shows you how to make hospitality a way of life. Read More

Chapter 19

  • You’ve Been Warned
    Topics: Salvation & My New Identity   Scripture: Genesis 19:1-16

    One of the shortest verses in the Bible says, “Remember Lot’s wife.” But what exactly are we supposed to remember? Read More

  • Obedience Will Lead to Joy
    Topics: Salvation & My New Identity   Scripture: Genesis 19:1-29

    A very mysterious Bible story tells us about a woman who hesitated to obey the Lord and turned into a pillar of salt. Nancy will help us evaluate our hearts. Read More

  • Someone Will Die for Your Sin
    Topics: Salvation & My New Identity   Scripture: Genesis 19:1-29

    This is the most sobering news you'll hear: someone is going to die for your sin. You’ll either lean on the death of Jesus for salvation, or die for your sin. Read More

  • Escape from the Coming Judgment
    Topics: Salvation & My New Identity   Scripture: Genesis 19:12-29

    The Bible tells us about a family who received a warning. Angels told them their city was about to be destroyed. Why would someone not flee danger? Read More

Chapter 24

  • A Servant's Heart
    Topics: Missional Living   Scripture: Genesis 24

    We operate in a service economy, but the concept of service goes back to ancient times. Read More

Chapter 29

  • Lies Women Believe About Themselves
    Topics: Womanhood   Scripture: Genesis 29:31-30:24

    The book of Genesis tells us a story that could unfold like a soap opera. It’s about two sisters vying for the attention of the same man. Read More